Rick Aguilera(5-9) and Lamarr Hoyt(12-13) treated the New York fans to a fine pitching duel at SHEA STADIUM. The New York Mets eventually emerged as victors over the San Diego Padres by the score of 3 to 1.
Aguilera had a solid outing for New York. He was reached for 7 hits and 2 walks in 8 innings lowering his ERA to 4.87. Roger McDowell came through with a perfect ninth inning to earn his 18th save.